Wilderness Meet Steel in Crucial Midwest Division Battle

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Chippewa Steel When:  Saturday at 7:15p.m. Where:  Northwoods Credit Union Arena, Cloquet, MN The lead:  The Wilderness and Chippewa Steel renew their rivalry with their first game in the 2022 calendar year.  This marks the 6th meeting of the season between the two teams, with Chippewa winning 3 of the first […]

Wilderness Rally for Comeback Win over Fairbanks

After struggling with only one win in the final month of the 2021 portion of the 2021-22 season, the Wilderness have started 2022 on the right foot. After falling behind 2-0 and 3-1 in the first period Saturday, Minnesota came alive to outscore Fairbanks 4-1 for the game’s final 40 minutes to win, 5-4, forcing […]

Ice Dogs Edge Wilderness for 9th Straight Win

Two goals in the first 10 minutes was enough for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs Friday night, as they skated past the Minnesota Wilderness, 2-1 for their 9th consecutive victory. It was Alexander Kulmanovsky’s 1st goal of his Jr. hockey career that got things started for the Ice Dogs.  After receiving a pass from Nolan Cunningham, […]

Wilderness to Ring in the New Year with Red Hot Ice Dogs

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Fairbanks Ice Dogs When:  Friday at 5:15p.m., Saturday at 7:15p.m. Where:  Northwoods Credit Union Arena, Cloquet, MN The lead:  The Wilderness host the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in the final game of 2021 and first game of 2022.  This will be the first meetings in Cloquet between the two teams since Fairbanks […]

Wilderness End Losing Skid Ahead of Christmas Break

Christmas is a season of giving, and it was giveaway in the Anchorage zone that led to a goal that will help the Minnesota Wilderness have a happy holiday.  A clearing attempt by Anchorage goaltender Shane Soderwall from behind his own net just 1:47 into the 3rd period ended up on the stick of Nicko […]

Wilderness Struggles Continue; Drop 2nd Straight to Wolverines

The Anchorage Wolverines scored 3 times in both the 1st and 2nd periods Saturday night and cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Wilderness. Hunter Bischoff led the way for the Wolverines with 2 goals. Both goals by the Grand Rapids native were from the face-off circle to the right of the Wilderness net. […]

Third Period Surge Pushes Anchorage Past Wilderness

The Anchorage Wolverines scored three times in the third period tonight to take game 1 of a 3-game series over the Minnesota Wilderness, 3-1.   After being down by a goal and mustering only 16 shots through the first 2 periods, the Wolverines put 12 on the Wilderness net in the final frame to secure the […]

Wilderness and Anchorages Franchises Meet for First Time

Who:  Minnesota Wilderness vs. Anchorage Wolverines When:  Friday and Saturday, 7:15pm; Sunday, 3:15pm Where:  Northwoods Credit Union Arena, Cloquet, MN The lead:  The Wilderness host the expansion Anchorage Wolverines for the first time in the history of both teams this weekend for a 3-game weekend series.  This will be the only time this season the […]

Wilderness Drop Seventh Straight as Norsemen Get Shutout Victory

Tomas Bolo stopped all 23 shots he faced Saturday night in leading St. Cloud to a 5-0 win over the Minnesota Wilderness.  It’s the first shutout loss of the season for Minnesota, who managed only 1 goal in the two-game home-and-home series, as St. Cloud took Friday night’s game in Cloquet, 5-1. Five different players […]

Norsemen Dominate to Extend Wilderness Losing Skid

With 3 of its top scorers out of the lineup Friday night, the Minnesota Wilderness failed to dig itself of its mid-season funk, and fell to the St. Cloud Norsemen, 5-1. St. Cloud scored twice in the 1st and 2nd periods to build a 4-0 lead going into the 3rd.  They scored one more early […]